2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656

January 2020 

Library Sponsored Events


Thursdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 6–8 pm: Tech Assist.  We will be available to assist with basic computer & software questions and trouble shoot issues.

Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21, & 28, 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Gentle Yoga Flow with Kyla. Ongoing class for registered participants only. Register for next session.


Wednesday, January 15, 7:00-8:00 pm: Annual Board Meeting immediately followed by the regular monthly Board Meeting. All are Welcome!


Tuesday, January 21, 3–4 pm: Fiber Arts.  Do you have a fiber arts project you are working on? Come and stitch with us on the third Tuesday of every month.

Saturday, January 25, 5:00-7:30 pm: Souper Supper and Cake Auction with Rosey Gerry. Our biggest annual fundraising event offers tasty soups and delectable cakes. Performance by Callahan Bridge - fiddler, Raelin Callahan and guitarist Kevin Callahan. Let us know if you are interested in donating a cake and/or soup. The event will be held at the Appleton Village School at 737 Union Road (Route 131).


​​Saturdays, 10:30 am: Storytime​ for children of any age!


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**Library sponsorship of, or permission to hold, any meeting, presentation or other use of any facility does not mean that the library supports, endorses, or advocates any view expressed therein.**

Library Services

The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  


*New* - request Interlibrary Loan online!


We offer:

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
 
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

Our annual Souper Supper and Cake Auction will be Saturday, January 25th, 5 - 7:30 pm. Rosey Gerry will be our auctioneer; music will be provided by Callahan Bridge-Raelin Callahan, fiddler & Kevin Callahan, guitarist.

Help support Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library!

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Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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Hours

Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     

207-785-5656


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  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
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